Slowest sunsets around solstices | EarthSky.org

There are so many little details that most people miss about sunrises and sunsets. For example, many pay no attention to how far the Sun moves along the horizon during the course of the year. Since I live across from a huge lake, it’s easy to note when it sets all year long and the difference between the solstices is amazing. Here’s a little more information about these turning points of the seasons you probably didn’t know.

Here’s a natural phenomenon you might never have imagined. That is, the sun actually sets more slowly around the time of a solstice.

Source: Slowest sunsets around solstices | EarthSky.org

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